Top 5 Things to do in Fredericksburg, VA
Fredericksburg and its surrounding counties are rich in history, culture, and FUN. Here are the top 5 things to do in Fredericksburg this summer:
1. Take a tour of one of our historical battleﬁelds.
The Fredericksburg region is rich in civil war history. You can walk the steps of the Confederate and Union armies on the grounds of some of their most important and inﬂuential battles. You can explore the parks and battleﬁelds of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Chancellorsville, and Staﬀord. Guided and self tours are available and National Park staﬀ are on hand for questions and discussion.
2. Check out Downtown
Downtown Fredericksburg has its fair share of history but it is also a spot for dining and shopping. William Street has become our restaurant row and you can ﬁnd everything from French cuisine, American fare, pizza, and a rooftop bar. Caroline and Princess Anne Streets boast more fantastic restaurants and shopping. Downtown oﬀers both boutiques and antiques. There is something for everyone.
3. Check out our Art Galleries
We have an exciting Art scene. Fredericksburg is brimming with art galleries and museums. Galleries are sprinkled throughout the town and showcase local artists. All mediums are represented from canvas to pottery to jewelry. The Art scene shines on the First Friday of every month where the galleries stay open late and invite you in for refreshments and entertainment.
4. Go to a tasting
Wineries, breweries, and distilleries are a fun way to pass a hot summer day. Fredericksburg is fortunate to host several:
• 1781 Brewing Company
• 6 Bears and a Goat Brewery
• A. Smith Bowman Distillery
• Adventure Brewing
• Bacchus Winery
• Barley Naked Brewing
• Eden Try Estate Winery
• Fredericksburg Brew Exchange
• Hartwood Winery
• Lake Anna Winery
• Maltese Brewing Company
• Mattaponi Winery
• Potomac Point Winery
• Red Dragon Brewery
• Spencer Devon Brewery
• Strangeways Brewery
• Wilderness Run Vineyard
5. Visit the historic Rappahannock river
The Rappahannock River cuts through our beautiful town and provides beauty and recreation. The city of Fredericksburg has created a walking path through town and it highlights sections of the scenic river and canal. Several outﬁtters are available to help you with your canoe, kayak, tube or raft needs. Of course, you may just want to pick up a picnic lunch from one of our amazing restaurants and enjoy the river from its lush banks.
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